Silicone Engineering forms new bond with GFA

Silicone Engineering is now a member of the prestigious GFA, giving the company added credentials as it expands across North America.

Online PR News – 10-November-2012 – Blackburn – Silicone Engineering, a Lancashire-based silicone rubber manufacturer, has announced that it is now an official member of the Gasket Fabricators Association (GFA).

Based in Pennsylvania USA, the GFA is a trade association for companies that provide materials and custom fabricated components for use in industrial, electronic, medical and other applications worldwide.

Its membership list is comprised of the foremost companies in the industry.

As Silicone Engineering continues its significant growth in North America, becoming a member of the GFA reiterates the company’s commitment to expansion in this region.

The membership will provide support, market information and strong communication channels to drive the business forward, by providing innovative materials into the North American market.

Marketing Director Antony Peel said: “To become a member of the GFA is a big step for us in terms of promoting our company name and product brands throughout North America.

“It gives us credibility as a quality supplier of silicone products in an industry where the GFA are a respected and well run organisation.

“We hope that this is the start of a long and productive relationship with the GFA.

”Silicone Engineering is also planning to exhibit at the GFA’s next Gasketing/Converting Expo taking place in Orlando, Florida in 2014.

As a worldwide manufacturer of Silicone Rubber Gaskets, Silicone Engineering’s bond with the GFA will be extremely beneficial to customers.

The company’s extensive range of gaskets, washers and seals, in both solid and sponge form, are extremely important to many industries, including transport, agriculture and construction.

Rubber gaskets and seals from Silicone Engineering are created with cutting and jointing equipment. They are punched or water-jet cut using from a variety of silicone sheet materials.

Washers are punched from a silicone sheet with a high volume-punching machine or parted off from silicone tubing.

Excellent tolerances are achieved across a range of the silicone gaskets.

Sleeves are made with accurate cutting machines, ensuring tolerance bands are maintained for both small and high volume orders.

But Silicone Engineering isn’t just famous for producing Silicone Seals and Gaskets.

The company produces any form of silicone imaginable, including, silicone sheeting, tubing, profile, cables and many many more.

Silicone Engineering was one of the first companies dedicated solely to the production of silicone rubber.

The company is currently expanding across the United States and the team has been busy on commercial journeys in the region recently.

Silicone Engineering has been supplying businesses with high quality silicone products since 1959. The manufacturing expertise has not been diluted across other materials.

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